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>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york. i am jonathan betz. [ music ] >> a day of prayer and reflexion for nelson mandela. services are held in south africa and half a world away in the u.s. to honor his legacy. >> linennon comes krarning down >> peace keepers in the central contr control. >> massive problems in the midwest, a big winter storm pushes towards the east coast. [ music ] >> we begin tonight with a national day of prayer for the man called south africa's greatest son, nelson mandela was the topic in pulpits around the world today. services of all face honored the former president. a steady flow of more thurners candles and stood with others praying for the civil rights leader. there were scenes like this across sfrikdz today. more now from al jazeera nick schifrin. >> nelson mandela talked about a rainbo nation. his struggle wasn't on behalf of black south africans but on behalf of all segregated and humiliated by racist rulers. >> nelson mandela wanted to build a nation united in diversity. citizens of all races and religion say mandela created that had unity
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with today's top stories. [ singing ] >> south africa begins its farewell to legendary freedom fighter nelson mandela with a day of prey and reflection. >> south korea expands its air defense zone raising tensions in asia >> and the heartland takes a hit from storms. today it's headed for the east coast [ ♪ music ] >> remembering nelson mandela. today was a day of national reflection. there was no bigger church or congregation than the people at the catholic church in south africa. [ singing ] >> the sounds of soweto, of a nation on what is not just another sunday. [ singing ] >> the congregation of the biggest catholic church in this largely christian country celebrates nelson mandela in song and prayer. similar services in all faiths are held across south africa in a day of reflection. >> we gather here to thank god for his life. we thank god for the blessing he bestowed on this world through the life of madiba. >> this church holds a special place in the history of antiapartheid movement. it was a sanct
>> helicopter. welcome to al jazeera america. i am jonathan betz live in new york. >> protest orders in ukraine toppel a statute of a soviet hero. anger mounts to the government's push to go closer with russia. >>> peace keepers are on patrol as the president admits he's losing control in south america. >>> a day of prayer and reflexion for new mexico new mexico from south sfrikdz to half a world away. people honoring his legacyafricf a world away. people honoring his legacy. the same snowstorm that caused problems in the midwest is bringing dangerous weather to the northeast. we will begin at ukraine's capitol where protests reached a new level. the movement saw its biggest crowds yet. ukraine is bitterly divided over whether it should grow closer with europe or russia. it triggered deep anger now directed at soviet symbols. al jazeera tim friend has the latest from kiev. >> reporter: the protest went on into the night. ukrainian nationalists celebrated the top elling of kiev's statue of lenin shouting yanokovich, you are next. some ahave been camped out for two weeks. they
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz. the 6-week north korean odyssey is over for merrill newman, back home with hisno carrierringring with the white tilers. for merrill newman the war was ancient history. for north korea, ever ready to fight american imperialists. merrill newman was an enemy of the state. the two countries never signed a peace treaty, are techniy at war and as such his release likely required the personal approval of the country's leader kim jong un. why he let merrill newman go now remains a mystery. >> after merrill newman is home and has a rest, we'll have more to say about his unusual and difficult journey. for now, though, we ask you to allow us time to be with him as a family. we ask that you not forget another american, kenneth bae. >> he sentenced to prison. caught spreading the word of christianity - viewed as a greater threat than a soldier merrill newman. >> what is interesting about the situation is something revealing about releasing merrill newman. if you look at the two people, a soldier and missionary. after all
and a regular on fox. jonathan, good to see you. okay, should the minimum wage be increased and should it be the same across the country, state by state, i'm talking about. if not, what would you base it on, market to market, let's start there, jonathan. >> well, wages are not arbitrary. they're not based on whim and feeling. they're actually based on productivity and the demand for supply and labor. so the wages, resulting in job losses, especially among the fast food works working in this job. and the finding about minimum wage was the determination of the labor department back in 1938 when the first minimum wage was enacted. in effect, it is discrimination, it says to a low skilled worker if you can't produce at $15 an hour you can't produce at all. and of course, it says to the employer you can't hire them either. so it is a lose/lose event for all, and a loss of jobs. >> let's go here, to the heritage foundation, saying increasing memory wage would hurt the jobs and the economy. again, so you seem to agree with that particular proposal? >> and it hurts the workers, as well. i mean
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a report from jonathan sparks of independent television news in bangkok. >> reporter: for three days, anti-government protestors and thai police waged war in the center of bangkok. today, however, the barricades came down and the two sides shook hands. flowers were exchanged and tears were shed, and the police got out of the way. the protestors tried to take this government complex by force. this morning, however, they simply walked in. >> ( translated ): i think we've won. it feels like victory. i think we've 90% won it now. >> reporter: but there was a problem: the protestors may have occupied the lawn outside the prime minister's office, but yingluck shinawatra was still the prime minister. a few hours ago, one of the most secure areas in the country, now it is rammed with anti- government protestors, like an open-day fete full of festive people. protestor leaders accuse the government of corruption, and they're promising far-reaching reform, but they're not prepared to wait for the next election. i caught up with one of the >> ( translated ): normally, we give them power for four years
many of them raise their voices now, not on how many times the president does. let's go to jonathan martin, covering today's protest in new york. last year, 200 fast food workers held a one day strike at more than 20 restaurants here. are we expecting something like that today. >> it really remains to be seen just how significant, how large this protest will be. this all started and it has grown from a year ago with just a few fast food workers walking out in new york. this restaurant is open for business, people going in and out. a year ago in august, there were 500 people who protested outside of this mcdonald's. not all of them were fast food workers. we could see that today. organizers say it has grown bigger, expanding to 100 cities, smaller cities, so they feel like their movement has certainly grown. this latest wave of protests or planned protests started yesterday here in new york and about five other cities with one particular group, moveon.org delivering petitions in some five cities. >> you can work full time here and not support yourself, much less a family. here we are
teammate and former stanford player jonathan martin. >> and you won't want to miss sports night live hosted by gary radnich. and featuring gary's radio partner larry krueger. a brand new show here on kron 4-- we'll have lively debates.and big time interviews. the show premieres this thursday december 5th at 9pm. check out the facebook page at sports night live - and "like us" for a chance to win a 2,000 dollar home theater system. >> several 49ers players swapped their football helmets for santa hats monday in san jose. it began with a huddle as players were paired with low-income children. before fanning out across a target store, armed with a long list of gift ideas for their families. joe looney, anquan boldin, colt mc-coy and a half dozen others. showing lots of patience in the toy aisles, getting some ideas of their own no doubt. giving back and getting something back in return. >> i am very blessed. it feels good to give back to help these children out. >> my problem di\ family did noe a lot a money when i grow up. it feels good to give back. >> each child was given a gift card worth
growth firms in the region. jonathan barker joins us now. good to have you on board on. these are staggering growth numbers that we're seeing. it's even higher if you look at the top five, 10.5 thousand percent. i didn't know it was possible to have that kind of growth. how is this? >> we've seen a consistent massive growth rate. 10,000% for the top five. over 357% for the top 500 businesses in asia pacific. we have been it's sustainable. that growth has been achieved despite an immense target. we've seen businesses continue to thrive in india and in china and a lot of the growth in china and in taiwanese business is focused on that chinese domestic marketplace. business to cop assumer operations are developing rapidly, particularly in the mobile world. >> is that the story here? now it's software. so how do you think this trend lasts? >> well, from our point of view, if you look at where we're seeing a rapid, rapid growth in mobility through a reduction in the average selling price of devices, so you can now get a smartphone for sub$200 in most of the markets that we'r
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